Research

  • Photo courtesy of Clemens Kalischer, © 2009

    Trista Patterson

    USFS Pacific North West Research Station, Ecological Economist

    Sitka, Alaska

    In her role as Ecological Economist with the US Forest Service, Trista has been a key player in mainstreaming the concept of ecosystem services in [...]

  • Michelle Erickson

    Michelle Erickson

    Erickson Strategies, Principal

    New York City, New York

    Michelle is a thought leader working at the intersection of sustainability, technology, and innovation. She speaks regularly at industry conferences and is frequently interviewed by [...]

  • Lena Hansen

    Rocky Mountain Institute, Principal, Electricity Practice

    Boulder, Colorado

    Lena is a Principal with Rocky Mountain Institute’s electricity practice, where she specializes in energy and carbon strategy as well as design innovation for electric [...]

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    Josephine Brennan

    Sustainable Value Creation Ltd., Founding Director

    East Twickenham, United Kingdom

    Josephine is a Sustainable Business Consultant and Executive Coach with 15 years senior level experience across renewable energy, cleantech project and sector development, top tier [...]

  • Christine Negra

    Christine Negra

    EcoAgricultural Partners, Director of Research

    New York City, New York

    Dr. Christine Negra is an experienced scientist with a strong and dynamic track record of linking science with policy in the areas of climate change, [...]

  • Brooke Simler Smith

    Brooke Simler Smith

    Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea (COMPASS), Executive Director

    Corvallis, Oregon

    At COMPASS (Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea), Brooke has helped build a non-traditional bridging organization that connects ocean scientists and science to the media, [...]

  • Andrea Athanas

    Andrea Athanas

    African Wildlife Foundation, Program Design Manager – Agriculture and Energy

    Arusha, Tanzania

    Andrea is a Program Design Manager – Agriculture and Energy with the African Wildlife Foundation. Her ambition is to find pathways for societies to transition [...]

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    Catharina Any Sulistyowati

    Kuncup Padang Ilalang (KAIL), Coordinator for Youth Program and Sustainable Community Initiative

    Bandung, Indonesia

    Any’s passion is to motivate people to act effectively in response to social and environmental problems. In 2002 she founded KAIL (Kuncup Padang Ilalang), an [...]

  • Dayna Baumeister

    Dayna Baumeister

    Biomimicry 3.8, Keystone and Co-Founder

    Helena, Montana

    With a background in biology and applied natural history, and a passion for sharing the wonders of nature with others, Dayna has worked in the [...]

  • Natalie Starr

    Natalie Starr

    DSM Environmental Services, Inc., Principal

    Windsor, Vermont

    Natalie has nearly twenty five years of experience in solid waste management, recycling and resource recovery, and energy consulting including twenty years with DSM Environmental [...]

  • Photo courtesy of Clemens Kalischer, © 2009

    Anna Jones-Crabtree

    US Forest Service, RegionalOperations Coordinator, Rocky Mountain and Northern Regions

    Helena, Montana

    As the Forest Service’s first Sustainable Operations Coordinator, Anna provides both regional and national leadership for the Rocky Mountain and Northern Regions. She works to [...]

  • Photo courtesy of Clemens Kalischer, © 2009

    Maria Carvajal

    SuMar, Choices for Nature, Founder

    Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico

    For more than 15 years Maria has worked in conservation and management of fishing resources, natural protected areas and wetlands in the Gulf of California [...]